Galápagos Penguin Project | Galápagos Penguin Biology | Study Site | Miti & Flecha | iGalápagos

iGalápagos is a photograph-sharing citizen science program aimed to help us better follow the age, breeding cycle and health of the Galápagos penguin population. Unlike most other penguins, the Galápagos penguin’s reproductive cycle is based on weather conditions, making it difficult to predict when they’ll breed, so we rely on reports from tour guides and tourists to know whether the penguins are reproducing, molting, or migrating around the island(s). This is where you come in! We seek your help in determining where the penguins are, the size of the population, if/when they are breeding and molting, and their overall body condition. By sharing pictures taken during your travels, you can help us evaluate the condition of the penguins, and shape how we move forward in the conservation of this endangered species.

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    *Sharing your photo means that you give consent to the Center for Ecosystem Sentinels to save your photo in our database of Galápagos penguin photos. With your permission, we may share your photograph on our website to help spread information about conditions in the Galápagos. NOTE: If you consent to us sharing your photo, any photos that are not submitted with a watermark will be watermarked as "Photographers last name_iGalapagos" prior to sharing.

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